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To teach at secondary school level you will need to have a degree qualification in the curriculum subject (or a related field) followed by a PGCE with a secondary specialism. So the first step is to enroll in a degree that is relevant. Below are a selection of degrees within the University of Cumbria that lend themselves quite nicely into a PGCE Secondary specialism.

BSc (Hons)

Animal Conservation Science

3 year full-time

Live, study and research in the Lake District, the perfect place to learn more about animal life and what we can do to protect it. A great course if you want to teach science-based sujects like Biology at secondary school level.

 

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BSc (Hons)

Sport Rehabilitation

3 years full-time

This course will ensure you develop all the knowledge and skills you need to become a fully trained British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRat) sports rehabilitator. Perfect if you want to go into teaching Physical Education at secondary school level.

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BA (Hons)

English Literature

Full-time, 3 Years

In this BA (Hons) degree you will study English Literature through its many phases as well as gain practical writing skills including producing radio scripts and designing a web page.

Transferred to a teaching career, this degree is ideal if you're looking to teach subjects like English or Modern Foreign Languages at secondary school level. 

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BA (Hons)

Sport Coaching and Physical Education

Full-time, 3 Years

This course does exactly what it says on the tin and provides the perfect platform if you want to coach a team or teach physical education at secondary school level.

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BA (Hons)

Creative Writing

Full-time, 3 Years

This course will allow you to immerse yourself in literary techniques and explore a range of genres as well as fire up your creative thinking under expert tuition, writing fiction, scripts, non-fiction and poetry.

Looking ahead to your teacher training, it's a good step for those wanting to teach subjects such as English or Modern Languages at secondary school level.

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BA (Hons)

Business, Accounting and Finance

Full-time, 3 Years

This degree aims to give you all the core academic and practical skills you’ll need to adapt and succeed in the globally changing business landscape. Transferred to your teacher training, it's a good step for those wanting to teach subjects like Maths, Economics or Business at secondary school level.

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BSc (Hons)

Zoology

Full-time, 3 Years

During this course you will gain an excellent understanding of British wildlife and the pressures it faces. Looking ahead to your teacher training, this degree is a good step for those wanting to teach science-based subjects like Biology at secondary school level.

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BSc (Hons)

Psychology

Full-time, 3 Years

A degree in psychology will provide you with a broad range of transferable skills that are valuable in any workplace, including analysis of human behaviour and the workings of the human mind.

Looking ahead to your teaching career, this degree is a solid step for those wanting to teach a variety of subjects and it will most certainly provide you with some useful insights as to children's behaviour and thinking processes.

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BSc (Hons)

Biomedical Sciences

Full-time, 3 Years

This course focuses on investigating the diseases which attack the human body and advancing modern medicine. Transferred into teaching, this degree is a good step for those wanting to teach science-based subjects such as Biology and Chemistry at secondary school level.

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BSc (Hons)

Biology - Microbiology

Full-time, 3 Years

Microbiology is the study of bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa all of which have an impact on human health, the environment, food and pharmaceutical industries.

Transferred into teaching, this degree is a good step for those wanting to teach science-based subjects such as Biology and Chemistry at secondary school level.

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BA (Hons)

Performing Arts

Full-time, 3 Years

Our BA (Hons) degree in Performing Arts aims to help you become a confident performer and producer. This degree will also provide you with many transferral skills such as presentation, public speaking and planning, which are all necessary to become a good teacher. 

Looking ahead to you teacher training, this degree is a good step for those wanting to teach a variety of subjects including Drama at secondary school level.

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BA (Hons)

Illustration

Full-time, 3 Years

Our BA (Hons) degree in Illustration aims to help you become an innovative and individual illustrator. Looking ahead to you teacher training, this degree is a good step for those wanting to teach art related subjects such as Art & Design at secondary school level.

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BA (Hons)

Fine Art

Full-time, 3 Years

Our Fine Arts degree aims to allow you to explore different studio-based artistic disciplines and art forms to develop your ideas into an exciting and fulfilling creative practice.

Transferred to your teacher training, this degree is a great step for those wanting to teach art related subjects such as Art & Design at secondary school level.

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BA (Hons)

Film and Television

Full-time, 3 Years

This degree aims to help you develop high-level technical, creative and professional skills through hands-on study to produce quality films and television programmes. Looking ahead into you teaching career, this degree is a good step for those wanting to teach art related subjects such as Art & Design or Media Arts at secondary school level.

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BA (Hons)

Acting

Full-time, 3 Years

Our BA (Hons) degree in Acting aims to help you explore contemporary and classical theatre whilst honing your stage skills in a creative space. This degree will also provide you with many transferral skills such as presentation, public speaking and planning, which are all necessary to become a good teacher.

Looking ahead into your teaching career, this degree is a good step for those wanting to teach a variety of subjects including Drama at secondary school level.

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BSc (Hons)

Geography

Full-time, 3 Years

Our BA (Hons) degree in Geography explores physical and environmental geography alongside human geography - looking at people’s interaction with the environment, their communities and the complex issues facing society today and in the future.

Trasferred to a teaching career, this degree is a solid step for those wanting to teach socio-politic subjects such as Geography and Economics at secondary school level.

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